Montana Simplified Divorce Procedures

Joint petitions for dissolution of marriage are allowed. In such cases, both spouses should be titled as "Co-Petitioners" on the petition. In addition, separation or settlement agreements are specifically authorized by law. [Montana Code Annotated; Section 40, Title 4-107].

Each state has its own unique filing procedure. When filing for dissolution of marriage in Montana, you must adhere to the strict filing guidelines and prepare and submit the appropriate mandatory dissolution of marriage documents to the county court. You can visit the Montana state statutes located at: to learn more about these documents. You will discover that some documents may be provided by the Montana Legal System and others must be constructed on a case-by-case basis containing certain information and criteria to adhere to the Montana Laws and the filing requirements.